The second-largest city in Australia, Melbourne is commonly referred to as the nation’s cultural capital. It is home to many cafes, parks, and beautiful buildings, and is known for its great shopping, nightlife, and sports scene. Fly to Melbourne with EVA Air and arrive refreshed and ready to explore thanks to our friendly and hospitable flight team.
For sunbathing, swimming, relaxing, and seaside fun, Brighton Beach is a popular summer destination for people of all ages. Colourful beach huts line the sands adding to the picturesque scenes. St Kilda, Hampton, and Williamstown are other popular beaches in the vicinity. Learn more about Melbourne’s salubrious past at the Old Melbourne Gaol. See the many clocks of Flinders Street Station. Visit Australia’s largest art museum: The National Gallery of Victoria. Tour Melbourne’s interesting museums, which include the Melbourne Museum, Scienceworks, the Immigration Museum, the Jewish Museum of Australia, and the National Sports Museum. Luna Park, Melbourne Zoo, the Koala Conservation Centre on Phillip Island, and Melbourne Aquarium are great places to take the kids. Other highlights include enjoying nature in the Royal Botanic Gardens, discovering attractive street art, riding the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, touring the Parliament House of Victoria, learning more about indigenous culture at the Koorie Heritage Trust, and watching an Australian-rules football match.
Spring through to autumn (September to May) offers pleasant weather, ideal for days on the beach, picnics, and barbeques. Winter can be chilly, so pack warm clothes.